Beth Johnson, founder and CEO of RP3 Agency, a creative communications company here in the D.C. region, said she focuses on “helping organizations leverage their brand for business value, so we do everything from brand strategy to advertising, PR, web development, anything that sparks engagement.”
A bellwether for the region’s tech community is a company that helps retailers and manufacturers manage and resell excess merchandise. As a “circular economy company, heavy sustainability focus,” Optoro has a finger on the pulse of the area’s tech industry, according to Josh Szmajda, Optoro’s Chief Technology Officer.
D.C.s business ecosystem needs more entrepreneurs as early stage funders and fewer doctors and lawyers, the CEO of Public Relay says.
A year ago, Results Junkies founder Paul Singh moved into a trailer to travel across the country and he is discovering that there are investment opportunities everywhere thanks to the internet.
The greater Washington region must better brand itself as a great place to be an entrepreneur, said Imani Greene, CEO of branding firm GreeneGroup.
Some entrepreneurs don’t always realize is that innovation isn’t simply having a good idea, it’s doing the work to make it happen.
As the number of startups in the D.C. area skyrockets, new businesses are scurrying to recruit the area’s talent. Hatch IT is a startup founded as a recruiting service for other new businesses.
Ed Bersoff has been an expert in DC’s tech industry for decades and continues to serve those sometimes turned away by traditional banks.
Former head of Bisnow Media Doug Anderson has launched a new media and events startup called DCA Live to capture the growth in the D.C. regions business diversity.
One of the people ensuring that the community keeps and expands diversity in the DC region is Melissa Bradley, director of Project 500, whose mission is to fund disadvantaged businesses.
EverFi is a technology-based learning platform that recently received $190 million – one of the largest venture capital investments the D.C. region.
The D.C. tech industry has struggled to find its voice on issues affecting business and area values, but a recently-founded coalition seeks to turn the tide.
Greensight Agronomics uses drone technology to survey agricultural land and reduce the use of chemicals, water, and labor.
The CEO of the newly-formed Greater Washington Partnership faces a significant list of challenges from affordable housing to transportation problems.
Screen addiction is seen by many as an epidemic, with children spending countless hours every day staring at tablets and televisions. Parents want to get them inspired to be curious, creative minds and the DC founders of Surprise Ride say they have the solution.